27 May, 2011

Uma inutilidade, portanto…

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(…) The G8 is an anachronistic survival of the old, cold war west. It has its origins in meetings of finance ministers and national leaders of seven developed western economies in the 1970s. Russia was added in the 1990s, at a time when the old man of Eurasia was supposed to be becoming part of an enlarged west. If the G8 did not exist today, no one would dream of inventing it. Its core business, the management of the global economy, cannot properly be discussed without the presence at the top table of countries like China, India and Brazil. (…)

[Publicado no 'Guardian']